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Why can't we just close our eyes periodically to reduce eye strain?

The 20-20-20 rule I've heard is to stare at something 20 feet away, for 20 seconds, every 20 minutes to help reduce the strain of looking at things up close all day for those of us who need to look at ...
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Is there a way to protect eyes from negative effects of computer and mobile screen? [duplicate]

People who work on computer and smartphone during most hours of the day are prone to impacts of the light of these screens. I have read about the negative effects of the light from screen. So I was ...
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Does corrective eye surgery for affect the ability to focus similar to corrective lenses?

If corrective lenses adjust the point at which the eyes focus and, for a strong correction, inhibit the ability to focus at the opposing distance, will corrective eye surgery affect vision in the same ...
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What brightness level of mobile/desktop/laptop we should keep for better eye care?

What is the level on which it doesn't cause or cause less harm to the eyes or doesn't lead to eye dryness or eye vision problems? My uncle was suggesting me to keep the brightness to a certain high ...
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Closed eyes in darkness vs. light

I've read the closing eyelids helps wet the eyeballs and relieve eye strain at the same time. Is there a difference between us having closed eyes in complete darkness vs. there's light around us? ...
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Do computer lens have side effects? [duplicate]

I was introduced by a spectacles shop about a new technology called computer lens which block blue light that is harmful to eyes. He says it reduces eye-strain for workers who need to be face a ...
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What is the best diet for healthy eyesight? [closed]

I work in front of computer a lot, read books and drive. I wear glasses and their number keeps growing. Every year when my eyes become strained I know I need new lenses. I get breaks from the computer ...
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Can computers cause issues to retina?

I know working with computers can cause eyestrain and red eyes (and also the Computer Vision Syndrome). But recently I got some messages saying computers and mobile phone displays could cause retinal ...
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Increase in lens power [duplicate]

I was allotted spectacles when I was in class 1.My lens power was then $-1$.Now after 12years it has became three times.I don't get why my lens power is increasing at such a fast rate.One reason I ...
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For painting/drawing models, what is the maximum exposure time and maximum light intensity of a spot shining in your eyes at a fixed position?

For painting/drawing models, what is the maximum exposure time and maximum light intensity of a spot shining in your eyes at a fixed position? That is: before the damage to your eyes becomes ...
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Can a small monitor + powerful reading glasses be a substitute for a large monitor with same resolution?

Reading or focusing up close puts strain on the eyes and I believe can be bad in the long run. With that in mind, would keeping my monitor at a distance (3-4 feet) and using the right set of "...
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Why are neck and shoulder pain a common symptom of Computer Vision Syndrom (CVS)?

I was learning about Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) and I noticed that it said that one of the symptoms was "neck and shoulder pain". What confuses me is that CVS (or digital eye strain) seem to be a ...
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Child with -22 power, is it equal to blindness?

Doctor have advised -22 power glasses for my 3-year old daughter. Does it equal to blindness? Will she behave like a normal child - play, fight and ask for different things (as children do), identify ...
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Is the blue light emitted by computer monitors deleterious for the human eyes?

Is the blue light emitted by computer monitors deleterious for the human eyes? By deleterious, I mean irreversible damage. I read some conflicting information: http://www.drweil.com/health-wellness/...
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Can an IPS panel in a monitor help relieve eye strain?

Working as a programmer, I have problems with my eyes. I am using eyedrops, but that does not help. Up till now I always worked with LED monitors a colleague told me that I could try one with an IPS ...
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When watching TV in the dark is it good to have another light source for the eyes?

Once I heard a friend mention that having another light source while watching TV is important for eye health. Is this true?